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Who was Elizabeth's main suitor's title both in 1572 and 1578 to 1582?Anjou
100%
What came first, Nonsuch or Joinville?Joinville
92.9%
What country had a succession crisis in 1580, resulting in Philip II inheriting the throne?Portugal
85.7%
Where was the english seminary school for catholics set up in 1574?Douai
78.6%
Who replaced Matthew Parker as archbishop of canterbury in 1575?Edmund Grindal
78.6%
Which was the catholic house in france?Guise
71.4%
Who was appointed as Secretary of State in 1573?Walsingham
71.4%
Where was the spanish fury in summer 1576?Antwerp
71.4%
Name a person who seriously criticised the marriage plansWalsingham
71.4%
Name one of the raiders of Spanish trade shipsRaleigh
71.4%
What was the name of the document which linked many of the provinces of the netherlands against spain in the wake of the spanish fury?Pacification of Ghent
64.3%
Who supported the rebellions in Ireland?Spain
64.3%
Name one of the two major nobles, whose deaths changed the situation in the netherlands and france dramaticallyWilliam the Silent
57.1%
What side did the Treaty of Joinville bind together in the anglo spanish war?Catholic
50%
Which king of France died in 1574?Charles XI
42.9%
Who replaced the former governor of the netherlands when he died in October 1578?Alexander Farnase
42.9%
What was the name of the union that united provinces against the spanish in January 1579?Union of Utrecht
42.9%
Who was the heir to the French throne after the former heir's death?Henry of Navarre
42.9%
What was the name of the ambassador expelled by Elizabeth in 1584?Mendoza
42.9%
Who succeeded the throne of France?Henry III
35.7%
Who led the netherlands after William the Silent's assassination?Maurice of Nassau
35.7%
What side did the Treaty of Nonsuch bind together in the anglo spanish war?Protestant
35.7%
Which was the house in control of the French throne during the time period?Valois
28.6%
What was the name of a beautified catholic, executed in 1577 in Launceton?Cuthbert Mayne
28.6%
What was the name of the leader of the Classical movement?Thomas Cartwright
28.6%
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What was the name of the reactionary union supporting the spanish in 1579?Unions of Arras
28.6%
Who did the Dutch turn to after Elizabeth failed to act decisively for them?Anjou
28.6%
When was alliance attempted with France?1581
28.6%
Which earl led the two rebellions in Ireland during the 1570s and the early 1580s?Earl of Desmond
28.6%
Which english noble died of dysentry in September 1586 trying to plantation ireland?Walter Deveraux
28.6%
Which was the huguenot house in france?Bourbon
21.4%
Who was the new king of France already king of after being elected by the Sejm?Poland-Lithuania
21.4%
Who did Elizabeth pay to put military pressure on the new king of France in 1574?Casimir of Palatinate
21.4%
When was the battle of Gembloux, where the spanish governor defeated the states general?January 1578
21.4%
What did the new archbishop refuse to do?stop proselytising
21.4%
What Holy Roman Elector did Elizabeth hire again in 1579 to back the dutch republic?Palatinate
21.4%
How did Elizabeth respond to the Netherlands looking for alternative help?Badly
21.4%
What was the name of the plot, where the guise tried to influence James VI of scotland in 1579?Lennox-Guise plot
21.4%
Which pro english scottish noble was executed in June 1581?Morton
21.4%
What was the name of the rebellion in Ireland, ended by the death of the leader in 1572?Fitzmaurice rebellion
21.4%
Which family destroyed the first attempted plantation of ireland in 1571?O'Neill
21.4%
Who was one of the major ministers in the netherlands who was a serious asset to the new duke of Orange?Oldenbarnvelt
21.4%
What was the name of the plot in 1582, where the Duke of Guise would invade England with Spanish and Papal support?Thockmorton Plot
21.4%
When was the bond of association?October 1584
21.4%
Who was the governor of the netherlands which signed the document against spain?Don John of Austria
14.3%
Where did the leader of the Classical movement flee to in 1574 in the face of Elizabethan persecution?Heidelburg
14.3%
What did The new archbishop do to the queen that made him imprisoned for the rest of his life?Said no
14.3%
What was the name of the treatise Cecil wrote in 1583, where he assets that Regnans in Excelsis was a declaration of war?The execution of justice in England
14.3%
When was the leader of the irish rebellions killed?November 1583
7.1%
What did the bond of association bind those who signed to do?kill those who would harm the queen
7.1%

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